Minato International Association holds a variety of events to create opportunities for Japanese and foreigners to interact, and provides support for foreigners, such as consultation on problems encountered in daily life.
For details, please see the Minato International Association website at http://www.minato-intl-assn.gr.jp/.
Minato City is seeking international disaster relief volunteers to provide foreign nationals with accurate information and to help foreigners who require support, in the event of a disaster.
Those eligible are people who can do all of the following:
- perform interpretation and translation of foreign languages and Japanese,
attend training conducted in Japanese,
be contacted via email,
conduct volunteer activities when a disaster strikes
undertake activities in Minato City
Volunteer activities cover:
[In the event of a disaster] interpretation at places such as evacuation shelters set up in Minato City and consultation desks for foreign nationals, as well as translation of disaster information,
[During normal times] interpretation at disaster prevention drills and events.
To apply, please download the application form from the Minato City website, fill it in, and submit it by post or in person to the Global Community Planning Subsection of the Community Promotion Section at Minato City Hall.